Semi-Private Day Trip to Pompeii and Naples from Rome

Semi-Private Day Trip to Pompeii and Naples from Rome
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$270.59
Duration: 12 hours
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Description

The dreamy beauty of Naples will be best soaked in on this day trip with your guide who will show you a city rich in history. Visit the ruins of Pompeii, admire the houses, shops, public baths and even a brothel. Also, hear the story of how the city was lost to the violence of the volcano.

The tour starts from your hotel in Rome heading towards the Mediterranean coast. During the journey you will have the opportunity to enjoy the stunning views of the Amalfi coast and make a stop along the highway for breakfast.

Once you get to the archaeological site of Pompeii, the guide will take you on a tour along the best of this Roman city remarkably intact. You will visit the main areas (such as the food market, the bat thermal and residence of some wealthy citizens) and come to know the custom of the time and the daily life of this city before the destructive volcanic eruption.

From Pompeii, you drive to Naples and start with a visit to Greek, Roman: “Spaccanapoli”, Via San Gregorio Armeno, Piazza San Domenico, Piazza del Gesù with the Church of Gesu Nuovo and the Basilica of Santa Chiara (the largest Gothic church in Naples). Continue to visit the monumental area and see the Piazza Plebiscito, where you can see the Royal Palace and the Church of San Francesco di Paola. Via Toledo, where you will be able to admire the splendid Galleria Umberto I. Piazza Municipio, where there is the imposing Angevin fortress of Castle Nuovo. You will have the opportunity to make a brief stop in a former bakery to taste the famous “sfogliatella.”

The dreamy beauty of Naples will be best soaked in on this day trip with your guide who will show you a city rich in history. Visit the ruins of Pompeii, admire the houses, shops, public baths and even a brothel. Also, hear the story of how the city was lost to the violence of the volcano.